Second Member of Anti-Vax Bolsonaro’s Squad Gets COVID: The Health Minister

Brazil’s health minister tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday, just hours after attending the United Nations General Assembly.
Marcelo Queiroga is the second member of President Jair Bolsonaro’s delegation to the United Nations to test positive. The first was a member of the advance team that arrived before the president. Queiroga says he will quarantine for 14 days in New York City.
Video shows Queiroga shaking hands with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, the day he tested positive for the virus.

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Second Member of Anti-Vax Bolsonaro’s Squad Gets COVID: The Health Minister

Brazil’s health minister tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday, just hours after attending the United Nations General Assembly.
Marcelo Queiroga is the second member of President Jair Bolsonaro’s delegation to the United Nations to test positive. The first was a member of the advance team that arrived before the president. Queiroga says he will quarantine for 14 days in New York City.
Video shows Queiroga shaking hands with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, the day he tested positive for the virus.

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The Biggest Revelations in “Peril” Are Really About the Republican Party’s Future

Donald Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, it was widely reported, met for lunch at Mar-a-Lago on January 28th, three weeks after a Trumpist mob stormed the Capitol, and a week after Joe Biden was sworn in as President. Have you wondered what they talked about? In “Peril,” Bob Woodward and Robert Costa have the answer for you. Trump asks:

“You want a cheeseburger and fries?”

“I’ll have a cheeseburger, but I’m fat,” McCarthy said. “No fries. Salad. Take the bun out.”

“That really works?” Trump asked, looking over at McCarthy’s plate.

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Log Cabin Republicans go full MAGA with Melania and a Mar-a-Lago event

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‘Absolutely terrifying’: CNN’s Jake Tapper reacts in horror to new revelations about Trump and Capitol riots

CNN host Jake Tapper on Tuesday reacted with horror after reporter Jamie Gangel broke down new details from the new bombshell book by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
While appearing on Tapper’s show, Gangel explained the crucial role that Steve Bannon played in getting Trump to attend the January 6th “Stop the Steal” rally, which he hoped would severely damage President Joe BIden’s tenure in office.

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Majority of Republicans say belief in Trump election hoax important part of Republicanism

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A new CNN poll shows the nation remains politically divided, and by “politically divided” that primarily means Republicans continue to lurch farther and farther into hoax-promoting, anti-democratic extremism.
Two specific poll questions are worth calling out. The first is that about six in ten self-identified Republicans claim to believe that “supporting Donald Trump” is either a “very” or “somewhat” important part of “what being a Republican means to you.

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Majority of Republicans say belief in Trump election hoax important part of Republicanism

Image via Wikimedia Commons.

A new CNN poll shows the nation remains politically divided, and by “politically divided” that primarily means Republicans continue to lurch farther and farther into hoax-promoting, anti-democratic extremism.
Two specific poll questions are worth calling out. The first is that about six in ten self-identified Republicans claim to believe that “supporting Donald Trump” is either a “very” or “somewhat” important part of “what being a Republican means to you.

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Trump Politicizes Soldier Deaths. Gold Star Families Call It ‘Disgusting.’

“Gross.” “Disgusting.” “Without honor.”
These are the descriptions families of fallen soldiers are employing to describe how former President Donald Trump is using the recent deaths at Kabul’s airport as a prop in his political and fundraising machine.
On two separate occasions last week, Trump and his office blasted out written statements highlighting the anger and grief of two mothers who lost their sons in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, promoting their deaths as an opportunity to take a swing at President Joe Biden.

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Trump Politicizes Soldier Deaths. Gold Star Families Call It ‘Disgusting.’

“Gross.” “Disgusting.” “Without honor.”
These are the descriptions families of fallen soldiers are employing to describe how former President Donald Trump is using the recent deaths at Kabul’s airport as a prop in his political and fundraising machine.
On two separate occasions last week, Trump and his office blasted out written statements highlighting the anger and grief of two mothers who lost their sons in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, promoting their deaths as an opportunity to take a swing at President Joe Biden.

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Trump Politicizes Soldier Deaths. Gold Star Families Call It ‘Disgusting.’

“Gross.” “Disgusting.” “Without honor.”
These are the descriptions families of fallen soldiers are employing to describe how former President Donald Trump is using the recent deaths at Kabul’s airport as a prop in his political and fundraising machine.
On two separate occasions last week, Trump and his office blasted out written statements highlighting the anger and grief of two mothers who lost their sons in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, promoting their deaths as an opportunity to take a swing at President Joe Biden.

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